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NIST Technology Transfer 2016 Report

Earlier this month, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, known as NIST, published the 2016 Annual Report on Technology Transfer. The report gives a detailed overview of technology transfer […]

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NFPA Standards

From August 1, 2017 to August 22, 2017 there were 6 products recalled by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), due to fire hazards, burn hazards, or not […]

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Photometric Testing

Photometric testing includes testing any light emitting device such as LEDs, lamps, signs, luminaires, and more for product performance in an effort to ensure the device meets regulatory demands. These […]

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LM-79 and LM-80: LED Testing Standards

Need LM-79 and LM-80 certification testing? Contract Laboratory has received many recent test requests looking for electrical certification testing, including LM-79 and LM-80. LM-79 and LM-80 are testing standards for performance […]

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LED Lighting Testing

According to Maria Nadal in a US Government The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) article entitled “Following a New MAP for Solid-State Lighting,”  “new LED products only stay on the market […]